Monday, 21 December 2020

The age of fast fashion: How to kick the planet's shopaholic habit?

If you are looking for that tacky Christmas jumper to provide a dose of light relief from 2020, you have come to wrong place. Besides the pandemic, we still have a planet to save. The problem: cheap clothes with a short shelf life. It is called fast fashion. Since World War Two, what we wear has grown cheaper and cheaper while coming from further and further away. We ask how big a carbon footprint and social cost, how TikTok and Instagram have further fed that buying frenzy. The world's favorite sport is not football. It is shopping.

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